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noun [countable] globe pronunciation in British English /ɡləʊb/
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pluralglobes
  1. 1
    a round ball that has a map of the world on it
    1. a.

      the globe

      mainly literary the world

      the first balloonists to circle the globe

  2. 2
    mainly literary a round object
    1. a.
      a round cover for a light

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